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Motlow State alumnus Chris Hennessee carries Olympic Flame in Brazil


LYNCHBURG, TN (July 28, 2016) — Motlow State Community College alumnus Chris Hennessee from McMinnville recently carried the Olympic Flame in Brazil as a torchbearer in the 2016 Olympic Torch Relay ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro in August. "The adrenaline rush I felt when carrying the flame was surreal!" Hennessee exclaimed. "I told some of my friends, 'I don't know what it's like to be a celebrity or famous, but this has to be pretty close!'"